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Drayman's Son Micropub

29A Forehill, Ely CB7 4AA, England
+44 1353 662920
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Great atmosphere, great beer & great pub!

From the moment you enter it's a great welcoming. There's beer barrels to lean against and always a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brian Z
Fabulous place!

Awesome! Fabulous atmosphere, friendly staff, really cosy place- a real gem of a find! Definitely... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mark b
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CAMRA Pub of the Year, City Pub and Cider Pub 2016 We sell real Ales straight from the barrel, no pumps, the beer is directly tapped. Our beers are mainly from Micro Brewery's and are mostly local, although we get ales from further afield when we can. At weekends we have been known to have 9 real ales available at the same time. We also sell a selections of local real ciders usually 15 on the list if not more. (cider pub of the year locally 2015) We offer some craft lagers in bottles and a also sell almost every flavour of the Ely Gin Companies Gin,plus wine and presecco . Order at the bar and we deliver to your table. We also sell when available Pork and Gala Pies, Sausage rolls, and we now do Cheese and also charcuterie plate (again when available) We recently featured in Which Travel magazine as a place to visit in Ely being described as a cross between a pub and a museum
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Hours Today: 17:00 - 22:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
29A Forehill, Ely CB7 4AA, England
+44 1353 662920
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Reviewed yesterday

From the moment you enter it's a great welcoming. There's beer barrels to lean against and always a great selection of beers on the blackboard. The quirky element is there no bar, so there's more room for seating. When you want a pint, choose what...More

Thank Brian Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome! Fabulous atmosphere, friendly staff, really cosy place- a real gem of a find! Definitely be coming here more.

Thank mark b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my grandson who was over from NZ. The barmaid was very helpful describing the various Micro Brewery Beers that they had and once paid for delivered them to our table. Really good selection of draught beers. Very small and intimate location well worth...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The staff are friendly. The decor is fascinating and sometimes amusing. The beers and ciders are excellent. The location is convenient. In a sentence: cosy, atmospheric and no screens of any kind! In a word: a haven.

Thank cewilliams876
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

A great selection of totally different beers and ciders, decent wine as well!( according to the missus!) Order at the bar and the staff bring your drinks over to you! Exceptionally friendly and welcoming. Considering you are basically sitting in a shop front, the atmosphere...More

Thank Strides3003
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This micropub has an excellent choice of beers along with a variety of other beverages for all tastes. Once ordered, your drink is brought to your table by friendly staff where you can play table games and read books but chatting is easy in this...More

Thank Architectural2geeks
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Walked past here in the morning and it didn't really register. Walked past again in the late afternoon, about turned and straight in. What a place! Friendly people and a wall of information about the beers on offer. Order at bar take a seat and...More

Thank Craigie1
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Haven’t visited during the week but at weekends there’s a friendly, lively atmosphere, without the pushing & shoving found in larger establishments. Comfy seating with books & games as an added bonus. Dogs welcome too, which is great considering it’s proximity to the river &...More

Thank Rosemary A
Reviewed 6 November 2017

What's not to love about this lovely Ely watering hole. Lots of lovely beers on pump, great staff and also if you are hungry some perfect nibbles on hand including a wonderful sharing platter.

Thank portmanrd
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Popped in here last night after going for a curry in the restaurant opposite. We were served by a really nice man who let us sample some of the cider before we decided what to order. We all enjoyed our drinks and it was a...More

Thank CupcakeW
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